Written and authored by NCAA Football Expert Analyst Bobby Wallace. Charliessports.com produces it for NCAA Football news and notes.
It has been an unreal coaching career for Auburn Head man Gus Malzahn. Malzahn is a high school coaching legend in the State of Arkansas and now one of the innovative coach in all of College Football. Fifteen starters return from the 2014 rosters. The Tigers were 8-5 last season, 4-4 in SEC action. Auburn lost to Wisconsin in the Outback Bowl 34-31. “WAR EAGLE” plays in the West Division of the Southeastern Conference. The Aburn Tigers has the third-ranked recruiting class of 2015, according to Fox Sports. The Auburn Tigers plays home games at the 87,500 seat Jordan–Hare Stadium in Auburn, Alabama.
Offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee is anxious to see what quarterback Jeremy Johnson (436) passing yards last season can do as the starter. Former JUCO player of the year, running back Jovon Robinson is set to be the featured in the backfield. He will be pushed in fall camp by Roc Thomas and Peyton Barbers, who will also get carries. D’Haquille Williams (730) receiving yards will be the primary weapon in the passing game, replacing Sammy Coates. The offensive line will benefit from the return of Alex Kozan, who missed all of last season with an injury. The Auburn Tigers offense will put up points, no matter who is behind center. The Auburn Tigers were 4-9 on College Football Expert Picks last season, going over the betting odds total six times, staying under the betting odds total five times with two pushes.
*The Auburn Tigers offense put up 485.0 yards per contest, 18th in College Football.
*Auburn went 3-4 Against The Point Spread at “TOOMERS CORNER” last season.
*The Tigers were 1-4 ATS on the road.
*The betting odds total was 4-1-2 at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
*Auburn went over the betting odds total once times on the road.
*Auburn stayed under the betting odds total three times on the road.
*The Auburn passing attack averaged 229.5 yards per game, 66th in the nation.
*The Auburn Tigers scored 35.5 ppg, 25th in the FBS.
*Auburn averaged 255.5 yards per contest running the football, 13th nationally.
Former Florida Head Coach Wil Muschamp takes over the Auburn defense, Muschamp is in his comfort zone as a defensive coordinator. Eight starters return to the Tigers defense. Junior Carl Lawson is an elite pass rusher, who will be a force again this season. There is more than just Lawson along the front, Devonte Lambert, and Montravious Adams are also talented players. All three linebackers return in 2015, and their group will be among the best in the SEC. Senior cornerback Jonathan Jones anchors the secondary, along with Joshua Holsey. Safeties Rudy Ford and Tray Matthews can defend with the best in the SEC.
*The Auburn defense allowed 398.8 yards per game to opponents in 2014, 64th in the NCAA Football landscape.
*The Auburn pass defense gave up 230.1 yards per contest, 68th in the FBS.
*The Auburn Tigers gave up 26.7 ppg last season, 62nd nationally.
*The Auburn rush defense gave up 168.8 yards per game on the ground, 68th nationally.
*Auburn opens up the 2015 season with a nonconference contest in Atlanta vs. Louisville.
*The Tigers get SEC opponents Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Georgia and Alabama at home in 2015.
Bovada lists the Auburn Tigers at over/under eight and a half wins in 2015.
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